Why are some Singapore malls doing better than others?

Orchard Road has taken a hit in general from the loss of tourist traffic. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - With the impending departure of luxury boutique Pedder on Scotts in Scotts Square, it seems even a spot on the prime Orchard Road shopping belt alone cannot save retail.

Yet a few doors down, players such as Ion Orchard and Takashimaya Shopping Centre remain bustling.

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